is an ethnographic film exploring competing notions of sovereignty, citizenship and patriotism, by looking at ideologies of nationalism and terrorism, as they emerge during the ongoing activism, trials, and jail sentences of anti-drone activists living in Upstate N.Y. Shot over 12 months (the duration of the litigation with Hancock Air force Base (Syracuse, N.Y.), the film follows the stories of local activists as they face their trials, balance family life with activism, and execute their prison sentences. Made in collaboration with the Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and The Ithaca Catholic Worker.

Directed by Mariangela Mihai

(35 min)